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Weston Roundtable Lecture - The Conflict Between "Feel Good Facts” and the Scientific and Social Limitations of Sustainable Energy

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Thursday, March 4
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: Donald I. Siegel, Emeritus Professor, Earth Sciences (Syracuse University)Partner, Independent Environmental Scientists, Inc. (Manlius, NY)



Erin Smith

Global scientific, economic, and political constraints preclude
building out sufficient renewable solar, tidal, wind and hydroelectric renewable energy to reverse projected climate disruption in the near future. Humanity will therefore necessarily need to adapt to enhanced drought, flooding and associated harms by using combinations of new
technology, protective infrastructure, and relaxing
environmental restrictions on extracting and moving critical
earth resources, such as water and rare elements.

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